Hey Lindsay Lohan, Here’s What Really Happens in Rehab!

March 20, 2013

Actress Lindsay Lohan is headed to rehab again, this time as part of a plea bargain for lying to authorities about a car crash last summer and for breaking her probation from a previous offense. The deal keeps the 26-year-old actress out of jail but requires a 90-day stint at what the press is calling a “locked-down rehabilitation facility.”


Behind the Scenes: Jennie Garth

January 3, 2013

Check out this behind-the-scenes video from Health‘s cover shoot with Jennie Garth! After the breakup of her marriage, the 90210 star got stronger—inside and out. The 40-year-old shed 30 pounds and in this video, shares her weight-loss secrets, favorite healthy foods, and smart tips for living well.


Bethenny Frankel: “The 3 People I Want to Meet Next”

November 27, 2012

Go behind the scenes with this month’s Health cover girl, Bethenny Frankel! Find out who she most wants to meet, her advice on living a balanced life, and how to live the healthiest life you can and stay true to yourself.


Will Bret Michaels Pull Through?

April 27, 2010

On April 22, hair-band front man turned reality TV star Bret Michaels suffered a brain hemorrhage. Health.com sat down with a leading neurosurgeon to learn more about this condition and the typical prognosis.


3 NFL Stars to Donate Brain Tissue for Trauma Research

September 14, 2009

Three National Football League star players have agreed to donate their brain and spinal cord tissue after they die to help scientists learn more about the link between brain trauma suffered by athletes and dementia later in life.


The Psychology of Celebrity Worship

June 26, 2009

Looking at the legions of fans mourning the loss of Michael Jackson, one might think celebrity worship is a modern phenomenon. But from the gods on Olympus in ancient Greece to the bobby-soxers swooning over Frank Sinatra in the late 1930s to Brad and Angelina today, adulation of the stars is an age-old pursuit, psychologists say.


Did Steve Jobs’s Money Buy Him A Faster Liver Transplant?

June 23, 2009

This week it was reported that Steve Jobs, the CEO and co-founder of Apple, a had undergone a liver transplant two months ago. One detail that emerged about Jobs’s transplant seemed odd: The surgery took place at a hospital in Tennessee, some 2,000 miles from Jobs’s home in northern California. Why Tennessee?
The answer sheds light on the intricacies of the organ transplant system, as well as why it’s sometimes easier for people with significant financial resources to get an organ transplant than those who don’t. (Jobs’ estimated net worth: $5.7 billion)


George Lopez’s Kidney Transplant: a Life-Saving Gift From His Wife

March 12, 2009

It’s barely past 8 a.m. on World Kidney Day, but funnyman and actor George Lopez is in overdrive, bouncing back and forth from television interviewers to radio remotes to Internet and print reporters, trying to spread the word about the importance of screening for kidney disease.


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